Preface; Part I: 1. Birth and childhood; 2. Death of Richard's father and bother at the battle of Wakefield; 3. The crowning victory of Towton; 4. The crown won and lost - battle of Barnet; 5. Margaret of Anjou and her son Edward; 6. The battle of Tewkesbury; 7. Married life and public services of Richard duke of Gloucester; 8. Accession of Richard III; 9. Condition of the people; 10. Reign of Richard III; 11. The battle of Bosworth; Part II: 1. The authorities; 2. Examination of the charges against Richard III; 3. Further charges against Richard III; 4. The main charge against Richard III; 5. Henry Tudor in the dock; 6. Mr Gairdner's Richard III; Index.
This 1906 biography of England's last Plantagenet king was among the first and most important Ricardian apologias for a general readership.